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Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
talked about in 2008. the change you can believe in, the change you work for. >> what has president obama done for labor in these last four years? >> well, i think he's tried to do quite a bit. i think in his heart he definitely supports, you know, working families. part of the outcome piece is what gets through the u.s. congress. so he definitely supported health care bill much more like speaker pelosi than what we ended up getting through the senate finance committee, onto the senate floor and eventually adopted a year later. he definitely supported workers' rights legislation. he definitely supported much more agressive moves to stop the foreclosures. he definitely supported climate change. so part of this is really -- you know, we would love to see more active white house support for these democracy initiatives so that the change that i'm sure he still believes in has some reality to it instead of just on the back bench somewhere. >> did he fight hard enough? i don't want to put you on the spot. yeah, i want to put you on the spot. >> you can put me on the spot. >> i wonder why labor
Jan 15, 2013 12:00am PST
brought the cd in , this is king speaking in your home town in 1966, talking about his fear for his own life. he is in a church in chicago in 1966, barack obama's home town. take a listen. i want to ask you something about this. >> they started making nasty telephone calls and came to the point that some day, more than 40 telephone calls would come in threatening my life, the life of my family, the life of my children. i took it for a while in a strong manner. but i never will forget one night very late. it was around midnight, and you can have some strange experiences at midnight. tavis: he goes on to talk about the fear for his own life. this is king speaking about montgomery, alabama, where he was leading the movement. i thought about that and wondered how it is that you processed that. he suggested that yueh suggested black folks should not be afraid to vote for you because something might happen to you. there is secret service all around the studio. other candidates do not have that because of threats against her life. >> it is not something i think about. when i listen to that tap
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